Articles Tagged 'world trade center'
N.Y. judge tosses atheist lawsuit over Sept. 11 steel cross
NEW YORK â€” A judge on Friday tossed out a lawsuit that sought to stop the display of a cross-shaped steel beam found among the World Trade Centerâ€™s rubble, saying the artifact could help tell the story of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
U.S. District Judge Deborah Batts rejected the arguments of American Atheists, which had sued the National September 11… READ MORE
Obama leads remembrance of 9/11
ByÂ Dave Boyer-The Washington Times
On the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, PresidentÂ Obama led the nation Sunday in a full day of commemoration… READ MORE
In NYC, Obama says Osama mission â€˜sent a messageâ€™
ByÂ Kara Rowland-The Washington Times
NEW YORK â€” Visiting New York just days after the mastermind of the 2001 attack on the city was killed U.S. special forces, PresidentÂ Obamaon Thursday told police and firefighters the terroristâ€™s death is proof that American justice has a long reach.
In surprise visits to the â€œPride of Midtownâ€ firehouse, which lost 15 men… READ MORE
New imam named for N.Y.C. Islamic center
By David B. Caruso-Associated Press, The Washington Post
NEW YORK (AP) â€” The organization planning to build an Islamic community center near the World Trade… READ MORE
Unsettled nation marks 9/11 with rituals
By Verena Dobnik and Beth Fouhey-Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) â€” Rites of remembrance and loss marked the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks,… READ MORE
Islam controversies cast shadow over 9/11 events
By BETH FOUHY
NEW YORK (AP) – They will read the names, of course, the names of every victim who died in the Sept. 11… READ MORE
NY Muslim project spurs support coalition
By Michelle Nichols
(Reuters) – Muslim, Jewish, Christian and civic groups formed a coalition on Wednesday to back a plan for a Muslim center near… READ MORE
Dueling Rallies at Ground Zero Mosque Site
The Wall Street Journal
Islamic radicals are seizing on protests against a planned Islamic community center near Manhattan’s Ground Zero and anti-Muslim rhetoric elsewhere as… READ MORE
Obama Comes Out in Favor of Allowing Mosque Near Ground Zero
WASHINGTON — After skirting the controversy for weeks, PresidentÂ BarackÂ Obama
is weighing in forcefully on the mosque near ground zero, saying a nation… READ MORE
N.Y. tempers boil over bill’s defeat
By Andrew Miga-Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” The House’s rejection of bill that would have provided up to $7.4 billion in aid to people sickened by World Trade Center dust has opened a sharp rift between two New York congressmen, Republican Peter King and Democrat Anthony Weiner.
The verbal jousting came on the House floor Thursday night as the vote… READ MORE